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Mermaid's Dockside Bar & Grill

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1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
+1 284-495-6663
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Cleveland, OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for a quick lunch on our first day on the island, which was a perfect choice. Our server Lisethe was friendly, helpful, and had a fun sense of humor. Burgers were fat and satisfying, and salad modifications for food intolerances were handled easily. It was also a preview of the high prices we would be paying all week for... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and really friendly service! We had a wonderful lunch here during our spring break. My daughter absolutely loved her jerk chicken wrap! And my son enjoyed his huge Burger. We wrapped it up with homemade key lime pie all while enjoying the amazing scenery of literally being right on the water. What a great little find:)

Thank midwestgal
Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Every once in a while I have a dish that sticks with me the rest of my life. It is nothing that can be replicated and so delicious that the memory stays fresh for years to come. Well, our stop here is no exception! We had bushwackers and fish wraps that took our breath away! First off, bushwackers... everyone of... More 

Thank DavidFranklinBailey
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

By the time we arrived to Virgin Gorda and got settled it was 8pm. It was not easy to find someplace open. Mermaids was open. We waited a while for our dinner to be served but it was worth it. Fresh and very good. Had grilled mahi which was moist and flavorful but not extremely seasoned due to my seasoning... More 

Thank Jlskjs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Tasty dinner with fresh fish and rum drinks. The setting sun was a nice bit of ambiance. The tarpon in the bay were amazing to watch.

Thank Rose G
Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in VG for a week eating at all the recommended great restaurants. Mermaid's Dockside was one of my favorites. In fact, we ate here twice. You can't beat the casual, waterside dining. They have a limited menu that offers a choice between 4 or 5 entrees. It is accompanied with your choice of two sides. The first night... More 

Thank lsh1963
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Usually this is just a drink stop, however my stomach wanted food. There were many specials in chalk on the board. The jerk chicken wrap was a good choice, hot hot hot as jerk should be. Thinking eating at mermaids should be on the list more often!

Thank Moxford
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very, very pretty view. The place is more of a shack outside - but that would have been fine. They say their specialty is lobster. No lobster. They were also out of most of their wines on the list. We didn't eat there.

Thank bratzoe
St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant and it is located on the water. Very cool setup and amazing fish that can be seen in the water. Free entertainment on some nights. Ask about it!

Thank jpspierce
Coral Bay, St. John
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink and to watch the tarpon. The cook came out with some scraps to get them eating for us. Really friendly staff. Great view. Drinks are good and prices usual for island prices. We didn't eat here. Maybe next time.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda  >  Spanish Town
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-6663
MERMAID located on the water next to Andy’s Chateau is a great ISLAND/SEA view restaurant where you can find both fantastic food and impeccable service. Features a variety of cuisine be it Local, Spanish or International. We cater for your events; Birthdays, Weddings, etc.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?